This unique volume explores such themes as the political and economic forces that cause immigration; the alienation and uprootedness that often follow relocation; and the difficult questions of citizenship and assimilation.
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Descrizione libro Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 1st. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0395815320
Descrizione libro Houghton Mifflin Company, 1998. Condizione libro: New. Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: Contents Each chapter concludes with Further Reading. 1. Approaches to American Immigration and Ethnic History ESSAYS Oscar Handlin, Immigration Portrayed as an Experience of Uprootedness John Bodnar, Immigration Portrayed as an Experience of Transplantation John Higham, The Problem of Assimilation in the United States Kathleen Neils Conzen et al., The Invention of Ethnicity in the United States 2. Strangers in the Realm: Migrants to British Colonial North America, 1609-1785 DOCUMENTS Olaudah Equiano, an African, Recounts the Horror of Enslavement, 1757 Gottlieb Mittelberger, a German, Describes the Difficulties of Immigration, 1750 William Moraley, an Indentured Servant, Explains the Condition of Labor in Pennsylvania, 1743 Peter Kalm, a Traveler, Observes the Variety of Labor in the Colonies, 1750 Hugh Boulter Recounts the Discontent in Ireland That Resulted in Emigration, 1728 Benjamin Franklin Advises Those Who Might Move to America, 1784 William Byrd II, a Land Speculator, Promotes Immigration, 1736 ESSAYS T.H. Breen, Creative Adaptations: Peoples and Cultures Russell R. Menard, Outcome of the Repeopling of British North America on Native Americans, Africans, and Europeans 3. Nation and Citizenship in the Age of Revolution, 1750-1800 DOCUMENTS Benjamin Franklin Opposes the Migration of Non-English into the Colonies, 1755 Daniel Dulany, a Jurist, Defends the Rights of Aliens in Maryland, 1758 Patrick M'Roberts Defends Immigration, 1774 J. Hector St. Jean de Crvecoeur Celebrates the Possibilities of America for Its Immigrants, 1782 The German Press in Philadelphia Defends the War for Independence, 1776 African Americans Petition for Their Freedom, 1774-1777 Congress Establishes Its Initial Policy on Naturalization, 1790 Congress Restricts the Rights of Aliens ESSAYS James H. Kettner, The Creation of Citizenship in the British American Colonies and Early United States Arthur Mann, The Creation of American Identity in the Late Eighteenth Century 4. European Migration and the Radical Attempt to Conserve, 1830-1880 DOCUMENTS Gottfried Duden, a German, Assesses the Possibilities for Immigrants to Missouri, 1827 Svein Nilsson Chronicles Norwegian American Immigration to Wisconsin, 1868-1870 Robert Whyte Explains the Irish Migration Following the Potato Famine, 1847 James Burn Describes Irish and German Immigrants in New York City, 1850 Swedish Women and Men Observe the "Freedom" and Opportunity in America, 1841-1848 A German-American Family Changes Its Assessment of American Life, 1850-1857 A Graphic Portrayal of a Chain Migration from Sweden, 1866-1883 ESSAYS Kerby A. Miller, Irish Immigrants Who Perceive America as Exile Kathleen Niels Conzen, German Catholic Immigrants Who Make Their Own America 5. Nativism and Becoming American at Midcentury, 1830-1860 DOCUMENTS Lyman Beecher Warns About Immigrants Flooding into the American West, 1835 Samuel F.B. Morse Enumerates the "Dangers" of the Roman Catholic Immigrant, 1835 Maria Monk, a Supposed Escaped Nun, Recounts the Perils of the Convent, 1835 Frederick Saunders, a Nativist, Considers the Dangers of Immigration to the Republic, 1856 Thomas Whitney, an Anti-Catholic, Compares "Romanism" and "Republicanism," 1856 The Know Nothings, "The American Party," Defend Their Political Movement, 1855 Portrayals of Immigrants in Political Cartoons of the Era Walt Whitman Celebrates the Diversity in the United States, 1855 ESSAYS Tyler Anbinder, The Ideology of the Know Nothing Party Dale Knobel, The Relationship Between the Portrayal of Irish Americans and Citizenship at Midcentury 6. Emigration and Return: Migration Patterns in the Industrial Age: 1850-1920 DOCUMENTS Lee Chew, a Chinese Immigrant, Describes Life in the United States and Denounces Anti-Chinese Prejudice, 1882 Immmigrants Recall Their Life in Eastern Europe and Their Emigration, 1915-1923 A Slovenian Recounts Varying Assessments of America Made by Retu. Codice libro della libreria ABE_book_new_0395815320